The Original Memphian

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Memphis Room - 4th Floor

Event Details

Interested in hearing about Memphis before it was Memphis?

Join local historian Jon Fox as he tells, among others, the story of Benjamin Fooy, who navigated immigration, exile, and colonial intrigue to become our city’s earliest settler.

This is part of a series of programs celebrating the two hundred year history of the city of Memphis.


Event Type(s): Bicentennial, History/Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Jon Fox
Scott Lillard
(901) 415-2742